Fondazione CON IL SUD: call for the regeneration of 14 commons in the South of Italy

Fondazione CON IL SUD, an Italian Foundation operating in the south of Italy, has just launched a call for proposals entitled “Bando storico-artistico – il bene torna comune”. With this initiative the Foundation wants to regenerate 14 assets  according to projects made by the local communities, enterprises and institutions. CON IL SUD granted 4 million euros in […]

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CON IL SUD Foundation: call for the requalification of 14 common goods; third time is the charm.

  An Italian Foundation (CON IL SUD) wants to revalue some buildings (14 to be exact) according to projects made by the local communities, enterprises and institutions. CON IL SUD granted 4 million euros in order to enact such propositions aimed to allow the community to enjoy such common goods in a sustainable way. This […]

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Project “Beni Comuni”: when sharing heals the spirit of the community

What happens when a region is scourged by a natural disaster, like an earthquake? There is the time  grief, of course, and the time of reconstruction, involving an extremely delicate phase: the healing of the victims’ souls. That was the motivation that pushed the Ministry of the Tourism and Cultural Activities to fund an initiative, […]

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Smart City Expo World Congress: Multinational companies lit the fire of hope

On November 18-20 2014 there was the 4th edition of the “Smart City Expo World Congress” (SCEWC), and it took place in Barcelona. The topics covered during this event were: Smart Society, Technology, Governance, Energy, Mobility and Sustainable City. It was an event full of discussions, projects  and a lot of great ideas were discussed around such […]

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Luiss garden: the first harvest and the (re)discovering of the little joy of life.

            February the 2nd was an important milestone for the people of LabGov. On that day happened the first harvesting of some products farmed by the students: spinach, mushrooms and lemons. The day started with the General Director Lo Storto paid a visit to greet all the students, professors and […]

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Online assets: is the digital heritage at risk?

A study made by the McAfee Company established that the value of our “digital goods” usually value around 35000$ total: the most valuable ones are the “personal memories” like photos or videos (17000$), followed by “health and financial informations” (6000$), “personal informations” (4300$) and informations regarding “hobbies and projects” (3300$). This entire set of valuable […]

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A new future lies in the 3d printing technology

From prosthetic limbs to food, everything is printable/possible   The technologies behind the world of 3d printing made huge steps forwards from their first use in the ‘80s by Chuck Hull. Recently there has been a considerable increase of the possible application for such technology, and the results are quite astonishing. 3d printers are used […]

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